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A Season of Discovery

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A Season of Discovery

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Get in on the ground floor of great reading: the Discover Great New Writers Selections for Spring 2017....
The Gardens of Consolation

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The Gardens of Consolation

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A novel of Iran in the decades leading to Revolution is both a love story and a political epic. Review by Anna Mundow....
More Sea Lions: Marcy Dermansky Keeps Breaking the Rules

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More Sea Lions: Marcy Dermansky Keeps Breaking the Rules

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Michele Filgate talks with the author of "The Red Car" about road trips and writing a story that sent her main character "somewhere I wanted to go."...
Selection Day

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Selection Day

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The author of "The White Tiger" returns with a novel that looks at contemporary India through the lens of an obsession with sport. Review by Katherine A. Powers....
Enigma Variations

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Enigma Variations

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Andre Aciman's new novel might just be the ultimate refutation of the Bad Sex in Fiction Award. Review by Mark Athitakis....
No Knives in the Kitchens of This City

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No Knives in the Kitchens of This City

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A novel of life in the Syrian city of Aleppo counters the images of war with a multifaceted, fragile portrait of the city's human past. Review by David L. Ulin....
Memoirs of a Polar Bear

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Memoirs of a Polar Bear

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In Yoko Tawada's fabulist novel, three generations of bears ask us to think about empathy and how we know what we believe we do. Review by Paul La Farge....
A Common Condition: What Midwestern Novels Tell Us about 2016

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A Common Condition: What Midwestern Novels Tell Us about 2016

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Can the imaginative terrain of Midwestern fiction provide a map to America's political and cultural hot spots!...
Ending with Defiance: Paulette Jiles on “News of the World”

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Ending with Defiance: Paulette Jiles on “News of the World”

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The author of the National Book Award Finalist "News of the World" talks about captivity narratives, and happy endings. A conversation with Lizzie Skurnick....
Today Will Be Different

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Today Will Be Different

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The author of "Where'd You Go, Bernadette?" delivers a wry portrait of a woman who finds herself wondering how she got to her to-do-list-driven life. Review by Veronique de Turenne....
Valiant Gentlemen

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Valiant Gentlemen

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Sabina Murray's new novel follows the improbable true story of the life of a Victorian adventurer whose career took a sensationally tragic turn. Review by Anna Mundow....
Thus Bad Begins

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Thus Bad Begins

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The storyteller at the heart of the new novel from the author of "Infatuations" is as unreliable as they come -- and that, writes Tom Le Clair, is a good thing....

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